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China wins four golds on third day
( 2003-09-22 22:37) (Xinhua)

China grabbed four of six gold medals in the third day competitions, to make it 13 in total at the 15th Asian Athletics Championships here on Monday.

In the men's javelin throw, China's Li Rongxiang caught the gold with a showing of 79.25 meters, beating Japan's Yukifumi Murakami to the second place in 77.04. Uzbekistan's Sergey Voynov took the bronze in 76.09.

Kazakhstan's Grigoriy Yegorov, who claim the title in heptathlon on Sunday, won the second gold for his country by taking the pole vault crown in 5.40m, followed by Japanese Satoru Yasuda in 5.30 and Chinese Taipei's Yang Mihui in 5.10 respectively.

Earlier in the day, China won three golds for men's 20-km walk, women's 5,000m and women's hammer throw.

In the men's 20km walk, Han Yucheng from China took the crown with a time of one hour, 21 minutes and 11.3 seconds, breaking the Asian record of 1:23:58.8 made by China's Li Mingcai in Jakarta in 1995.

Yuki Yamazaki of Japan got the silver in 1:21:53.3, followed by China's Bai Liansheng in 1:22:13.8.

China's Sun Yingjie, who took the women's 10,000m crown on Saturday, snatched her second gold in the women's 5,000m final, clocking 15 minutes and 48.42 seconds.

Japan's Yuko Manabe won the women's 5,000m silver in 15:59.81 while her teammate Hiromi Fujii took the bronze in 16:31.18.

In the women's hammer throw final, China's Gu Yuan beat her compatriot Liu Yinghui 70.78m-66.66m to win the gold. Japan's Masumi Aya finished third in 64.04m.

In the men's triple jump, Kazuyoshi Ishikawa won the first gold for Japan. He jumped as far as 16.72 meters. China's Gu Junjie and Wu Ji took away the silver and bronze in 16.68 and 16.67, respectively.

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